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!!! @ Electric Factory (w/Les Savy Fav, Fol Chen) POSTPONED

According to The Electric Factory, Saturday’s !!! show has been postponed. No reason was given, and the rescheduled date is to be determined. You can get refunds from the point of purchase. Also, no word on if any other shows of their tour will be postponed.

Wilco headed back into the studio toward the end of October

According to Pat Sansone, Wilco’s multi-intstrumentalist, the band is headed back into the studio next month to begin recording their follow up to Wilco (the album). The news comes from an interview Sansone did with Pop and Hiss (a L.A. Times music blog): “We’re taking a couple of weeks off,” the multi-instrumentalist, fresh off a […]

New Local Natives video (“Wide Eyes”) (+ show in Philly)

One of my favorite discoveries of the year, Local Natives, have released a new video from their debut album Gorilla Manor. The video is for the first song on the album, “Wide Eyes.” It’s one of my favorites off of the album, although not the best. You can check out the strange (but kind of […]

In Town Tonight: Stars and Wild Nothing @ The Troc

It’s a bad night to have already made plans, considering that there are two very awesome shows going on in Philly tonight: Stars @ The Troc and Rogue Wave/Midlake/Peter Wolf Crier @ the TLA. Stars has been touring in support of their awesome new album, The Five Ghosts. Tickets are still available for $25.50 (after […]

In Town Tonight: Rogue Wave, Midlake and Peter Wolf Crier

A triple threat tonight at the TLA. First up is the Minnesota duo Peter Wolf Crier, followed by Midlake, and ending with Rogue Wave. Each band has released new albums this year. At first I wasn’t a huge fan of Rogue Wave’s latest release, Permalight, but it’s grown on me over time. Rogue Wave’s latest […]

“The Funeral” by Band of Horses, from: Everything All the Time

Song of the Day – Thursday, September 30, 2010 “The Funeral” by Band of Horses, from: Everything All the Time (2006) The new Band of Horses album Infinite Arms isn’t as bad as everyone says it is, in my opinion. It’s got some really good songs (like “Dilly” and “Compliments”), but as good as I […]

Passion Pit announce show @ Temple U

Update: To win 2 FREE tickets to Passion Pit’s Temple Show, see this post for details. About a month ago, Passion Pit announced a Campus Consciousness tour, but only 5 dates were announced. Now, the tour has been expanded to hit 11 college campuses, including a stop in Philly at Temple University. Tickets are on […]

This Week’s XPN Free at Noon: Shooter Jennings & Hierophants

This week’s Free at Noon guest on Friday @ World Cafe Live is Shooter Jennings & Hierophants. Typically, the guests for these shows are ones who are playing in Philadelphia the same night, but this week is different, as Shooter Jennings stop in Philly for the 12 o’clock show before heading to Brooklyn for a […]

“Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)” by Arcade Fire, from: Funeral

Song of the Day – Wednesday, September 29, 2010 “Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)” by Arcade Fire, from: Funeral (2004) In the midst of all of the hoopla surrounding Arcade Fire’s latest release, The Suburbs, people seem to forget that they had already released 4 songs about the suburbs (more or less), and they were all much […]

Added Today: Free Energy, Citizen’s Arrest, and more

Update: 9:27 p.m.: Ruckus at the Zoo @ The Trocadero – November 13 – $22.45 after fees ON SALE: 10/1 at noon TV Casualty @ Johnny Brenda’s – October 28 – $10 – 21+ Lemuria @ The Barbary – January 16 – $8 The Queers @ The Barbary – January 20 – $10 Update: 7:58 […]

Citizen’s Arrest (Ted Leo’s old band) announce Reunion shows (2 shows at Kung Fu Necktie)

Ted Leo’s shortlived band Citizen’s Arrest has announced a handful of reunion shows, including 2 at Kung Fu Necktie on December 18. One show is at 2 pm, which is all ages, the other at 7 and 21+. Tickets are on sale now and $10.

Midlake releases “Fortune” EP, playing the TLA with Rogue Wave on Thursday

Midlake has just released a new EP for their song “Fortune.” The EP features an alternate version of the song as well as an acoustic session. It is available today on iTunes and will be available elsewhere soon. Meanwhile, they are on a co-headline tour with Rogue Wave (an excellent live band, btw). That tour […]

“Crush” – performed by Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds at Radio City Music Hall, 4/22/2007

Song of the Day – Tuesday, September 28, 2010 “Crush” – performed by Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds at Radio City Music Hall, April 22, 2007 “Crush” is one of those songs that seems overrated because of how popular it is, but is actually probably more underrated within the dedicated DMB-fan community. The studio version […]

Animal Collective design own shoe-line (get unreleased music with a pre-order)

Let the newest hipster fad begin: Animal Collective-designed shoes. The first shoe in the line is for pre-order now, but you won’t get it until March. It was designed by the band’s founder, Avey Tare, and is called The Tobin. As a perk for pre-ordering the $75 shoe, you also get a cassette featuring previously […]

Added Today: Get the Led Out announces Electric Factory

Led Zeppelin tribute band Get the Led Out has announced a show at the Electric Factory on December 11th. Tickets are $30.10 (after fees) and go on sale this Friday at Noon.

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